Man Escapes for a Shelby County Correctional Facility


An escaped inmate with multiple convictions is on the loose. The inmate was reported missing from the Alabama Therapeutic Education Facility about 1AM on Tuesday and has a previous conviction for escape in 1998. 42-year-old Danny Gene Fair escaped near Birmingham. The facility he escaped is located in the Shelby County city of Columbiana. Fair has convictions for property offenses, theft, and burglary in Dale, Calhoun, Crenshaw, Coffee and Etowah counties. Fair was sentenced to nearly 34 years in prison in 1999 and isn’t due for release until 2023.

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